Botulinum toxin injection not effective in improving outcomes after femoral distraction osteogenesis
Is Botulinum Toxin Type A a Valuable Adjunct During Femoral Lengthening? A Randomized TrialClin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Dec;474(12):2705-2711
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44 patients with familial short stature scheduled for bilateral femoral distraction osteogenesis with intramedullary lengthening nails were randomized to one leg administered botulinum toxin type A within the muscles of the thigh, and one leg administered placebo in a similar manner. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of botulinum toxin type A injection during femoral distraction o...
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